Archive for the ‘Teaching Tips’ Category

How to Gain Teaching Confidence

Monday, November 6th, 2017

The long-awaited moment has arrived. You enter the classroom, everyone’s eyes are on you and suddenly, a bright spotlight tracks you around the room. You stand there, unable to move, your mouth as dry as a desert, articulating incomprehensible sounds which soon appear distant and distorted to you. You start feeling dizzy and the colour of your face changes rapidly: at first it is so red that it would be the envy of a ripe tomato, and then you are as white as a sheet. The only sound you can hear is your heart pounding in your chest…

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Getting to Grips with Lesson Planning

Monday, September 25th, 2017

Why Plan a Lesson?

Imagine being the captain of a cruise ship in the middle of the ocean. You know the name of the idyllic island you have to reach and your responsibility is to ensure the passengers arrive safely and have a good time on the way there. A teacher is like a captain: they have to use ‘navigation tools’, develop good and detailed ‘maps’ to navigate the vast sea of knowledge, (more…)

Your Career in Teaching

Wednesday, August 2nd, 2017

Teaching is rightly considered an attractive career and a respected profession, there are various ways to start your career in teaching. (more…)

Pathways to becoming a Teacher

Wednesday, January 6th, 2016

It’s no secret that schools are struggling to find enough teachers, and a 2012 change in the law means that teaching children is to longer restricted to people with full qualified teacher status (QTS). Carlton Training’s Level 5 DET course makes it possible to apply for qualified teacher learning and skills status (QTLS), and it could be your route to a great new career.

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So you want to be a First Aid Instructor?

Wednesday, June 3rd, 2015

Have you ever thought about becoming a first aid instructor ? Do you want to teach the HSE First Aid at Work courses ?
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